Encyclopedia of the Modern World, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1438129254
  • ISBN-13: 9781438129259
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1472 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Covering the beginnings of the 20th century up to the present day with great detail and depth, Encyclopedia of the Modern World contains more than 8,000 entries of comprehensive information unavailable in any other similar work.

This highly detailed three-volume encyclopedia spans the full extent of world history since 1900, including world leaders, diplomacy, conflicts, government, explorers, inventions, music, literature, film, athletes, and more. This edition has been completely updated by a leading scholar in world history and now contains hundreds of new entries concerning recent events and approximately 300 photographs, illustrations, and maps. New entries include: Madeleine Albright; Kofi Annan; Osama bin Laden; Tony Blair; George W. Bush; William Jefferson Clinton; Clones and cloning'; Czech Republic; East Timor; European Union; Globalization; Human Genome Project; Islamism; Stephen Jobs; Hamid Karzai and many others.